Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#17476 new task

Improve polynomial templates

Reported by: jdemeyer Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: sage-6.5
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The files src/sage/rings/polynomial/polynomial_template.pxi and src/sage/libs/flint/nmod_poly_linkage.pxi are a mess:

  1. They are almost completely undocumented
  2. The functions in it cannot be interrupted (see for example #17470)
  3. celement_pow should really be split up in 2 functions: one for the modular case, one for normal powering
  4. This shouldn't be needed:
            except OverflowError:
                return Polynomial.__pow__(self, ee, modulus)

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by jdemeyer

  • Summary changed from Polynomial templates are a mess to Improve polynomial templates

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by jpflori

We should surely have a look at the files organization for p-adics templates as these were written much more recently and possibly in a cleaner way.

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